Scrum Roles

In the following two modules, learn how Scrum Teams are self-organizing and cross-functional. These characteristics are often misunderstood, so watch and see what they mean in the context of Scrum.

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Cross Functional and Self-Organizing Teams (1:42)

In this module, you’ll see how it’s a team effort in the truest sense. The Scrum Team is self-organizing and chooses how best to accomplish their work, rather than being directed by others outside the team. Main takeaway: All members of a Scrum Teams are cross-functional, and have all competencies needed to accomplish the work without depending on others who aren’t part of the team.


Scrum Roles (2:39)

In this module, you’ll learn about the “who” in Scrum. There are three main roles within a Scrum Team: The Product Owner; the Development Team, and the ScrumMaster. Watch how they work together to address items in the Product Backlog. Main takeaway: The ScrumMaster ensures that the Product Owner, Development Team, and Organization as a whole understand how Scrum can be used to help them accomplish and align their goals.

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